The Pediatric Clinic Medical Assistant coordinates activities with the physician's and other staff to provide patient care based on assessed patient needs. The Pediatric Clinic Medical Assistant performs other duties as assigned or required by the Physicians and the Directors.
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.
Knowledge of what constitutes a medical emergency requiring a physician or licensed nurse's attention.
Knowledge of scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Knowledge of computers and their applications.
Ability to learn and successfully utilize the electronic health record.
Ability to read, write and verbally communicate effectively and professionally in English.
Dosage calculation skills as proven by successful competition of medication test.
Competency in basic Medical Assisting skills such as medication administration, chart documentation, taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, performing basic testing such as finger sticks, ECGs etc.
Ability to efficiently operate office equipment, i.e. fax, photocopy machine, etc.
Organizational skills are important for this position.
The ability to manage multiple priorities and demands on time, while remaining calm.
Excellent customer service skills are required for this position.
The ability to be flexible, be efficient and learn quickly.
We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.